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Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas

By Farah Stockman and 09/07/2019 in New York Times

…But this year, Turnitin rolled out a new product called Authorship Investigate, which uses a host of clues — including sentence patterns and a document’s metadata — to attempt to determine if it was written by the student who turned it in…Read full article here.

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Client Articles, Turnitin|Tags: |

Can an app help reduce food insecurity on campus?

By: JD Solomon
08/22/2019 on University Business

An app developed by a team of students at University of California, Berkeley promises to address campus food insecurity through the anonymous donation of meal swipes, between those who need them and those who have swipes to share. The team behind the app, called Bear Appétit, recently won the Modo Labs 2019 national student Ideathon competition…Read full article

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Client Articles, Modo|Tags: |

Contending with college cheaters

By: Melissa Ezarik
08/26/2019 on University Business

…Common solutions to the problem include requiring user verification to curb cheating in online classes; giving shorter, lower-stake assessments so students feel less pressure; discouraging cheating through student-run honor codes; and using plagiarism-checking tools such as Turnitin…Read full article here.

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A Student App Challenge Winner May Take A Bite Out Of Campus Hunger

By: Derek Newton
08/21/2019 on Forbes

…“We talked to people working on overall Berkeley apps and they are very excited. And since we built our app on the Modo platform, which the school already uses, it’s pretty easy to add to their system,” Chadha said…Read full article here.

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How to Turn a Check for Plagiarism Into a Teachable Moment

By: Amel Ben Abdesslem, PhD
08/14/2019 on Faculty Focus

…. I’ve found that Turnitin Feedback Studio for online submissions is a tremendous help. Rather than rely on my own instincts, I check the similarity score of submitted papers and investigate in more detail if the score is too high…Read full article here.

By |August 14th, 2019|Categories: Client Articles, Turnitin|

Schools Fight Websites That Sell Homework Help

By Tawnell D. Hobbs
08/12/2019 on Wall Street Journal

As the school year starts off, colleges and high schools are increasing steps to spot and fight a persistent form of cheating in which students find someone online to do their homework…Read full article here.

By |August 14th, 2019|Categories: Client Articles, Turnitin|Tags: |